Data Canopy to provide cloud, connectivity, storage, and data center colocation with Howard County-based data center to Innovation Center residents.

November 13, 2018 – COLUMBIA, MD –The Howard County Economic Development Authority announced the selection of Data Canopy as the hybrid infrastructure provider for its Innovation Center, a business support facility set to open in spring of 2019.

As part of its services to the residents of the Innovation Center, Data Canopy will build a data center within the Innovation Center where physical and virtual infrastructure may be hosted on-site. As part of Data Canopy’s comprehensive technology offering, Innovation Center residents will benefit from:

  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Enterprise VoIP solutions
  • Private cloud
  • Public cloud access
  • Secured WiFi network
  • Data storage and disaster recovery
  • Cyber security

“Data Canopy offers our clients a broad range of IT infrastructure solutions that ensure they are well supported from start-up through graduation, and beyond,” said Lawrence Twele, CEO of Howard County Economic Development Authority. “This suite of services will help the Innovation Center to fulfill its mission of bolstering innovation and fostering growth for businesses in Howard County.”

“As a Howard County-based company, we are proud to be a part of the team supporting the businesses in the Innovation Center,” said Data Canopy CEO, Ryan Barbera. “Data Canopy will provide the full scope of hybrid infrastructure capabilities, ensuring residents have the access, connectivity, storage, and security they require to grow.”

The Howard County Innovation Center will be home to entrepreneurs and small businesses in the county as well as larger, innovation-minded organizations, including the MITRE Corporation and Fraunhofer USA. Data Canopy’s solutions will be available to all residents and graduates of the incubator.

About Data Canopy

Data Canopy is a nationwide hybrid infrastructure provider. We reduce the cost and complexity of hybrid and multi-cloud environments by connecting, storing, and securing your physical and virtual infrastructure under one invoice. Custom-fit data center solutions ensure you are getting the infrastructure, network, redundancy, and security that best support your data and business needs now and as you grow. Contact us at 703-594-5200 to learn more.